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February 11, 2020 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller (PA 12th District) and other elected officials got a first-hand look on Jan. 31 at the nearly completed CDL training facility at Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) at the Elk Lake School District. Keller expressed his enthusiasm for the program after also taking part in a round-table discussion about the funding of trades education.

February 11, 2020 In The News

A commercial driver’s license training program set to begin soon at the

A pad has been paved on the Elk Lake campus to meet the testing standards required for those taking a CDL driving test. STAFF PHOTO/STACI WILSON

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center has piqued the interest of Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa.).

February 10, 2020 In The News

The animal rights spiel about the plight of dairy cows by Best Actor winner Joaquin Phoenix during his acceptance speech at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony struck a sour note with a Pennsylvania congressman.

February 10, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — During Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar speech Sunday night, the "Joker" actor criticized the dairy industry.

“We feel entitled to artificially inseminate a cow and when she gives birth, we steal her baby,” Phoenix said. “Even though her cries of anguish are unmistakable. And then we take her milk that’s intended for her calf and we put it in our coffee and our cereal.”

February 10, 2020 In The News

LOCK HAVEN — The Republicans came to Lock Haven with battle lines drawn, armed with plans, promises, petitions and a roomful of ammunition.

Nearly 200 members of the GOP from Clinton County and beyond filled the banquet room on the second floor of the Elks Lodge downtown on Saturday night, rallying the troops for this year’s election.

February 10, 2020 In The News

U.S Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, has called on voters not to derail strides his party has supported and promoted on the region’s energy independence, low unemployment rates and bringing family values to Washington, D.C.

February 7, 2020 In The News

During my recent visit to St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Philadelphia, I saw firsthand just how important the issue of school choice is to working families in Pennsylvania. While schools around the state grapple with health hazards and overcrowded classrooms, school choice gives families immediate options to ensure their child is able to succeed.

February 7, 2020 In The News

In the middle of the grief-stricken aftermath of President Trump’s acquittal, House Democrats passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act). Despite its name, the bill goes much further than simply protecting unionization. 

February 7, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed landmark pro-labor legislation Thursday that backers said could begin to reverse the country’s decades-long decline in union membership.

February 7, 2020 In The News

The House voted on the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019, or PRO Act, sponsored by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), which passed through the chamber on strictly partisan lines.

Despite the Pro Act’s title, many Republicans contend that the legislation contains many provisions that actually harm workers. The ProAct would:

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